WHAT IS IT?
Atomoxetine (Strattera) is an SNRI medication.
WHEN DO WE USE IT?
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): this medication is approved for usage to treat this behavioral disorder in children, adolesancts, and adults.
WHEN DO WE AVOID USING IT?
Concurrent/recent (i.e., within 2 weeks) therapy with an MAOI.
HOW IS IT ADMINISTERED?
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS/TOXICITY?
GI symptoms: GI distress, nausea
Severe liver injury: a rare but serious side effect.
ANYTHING ELSE TO KEEP IN MIND?
Page Updated: 09.10.2016